Reviews

'George' by Alex Gino

Alex Gino’s middle-grade debut novel George is a timely, heartfelt tale of unparalleled courage and friendship… read more

‘Baltimore: A Love Letter’ by Dane Figueroa Edidi

The book develops and deploys a sophisticated analysis of structural oppression, through the related categories of racism, exploitation, colonialism and transphobia, and of the ways this plays out as personal experience… read more

'Talk' by Linda Rosenkrantz

Talk is a slender novel narrowly focused on three friends slowly embracing adulthood as the nation prepares to lose much of its innocence. It’s blazingly witty, unexpectedly touching, and note-perfect…. read more

'Let Me Explain You' by Annie Liontas

Let Me Explain You is a story about relationships—between sisters, between countrymen, between people and place, between food and memory, between languages, between time and space… read more

'Skyscraping' by Cordelia Jensen

Captivating you in the first few pages, visionary author Cordelia Jensen has put forth Skyscraping, a semi-autobiographical novel in verse for young readers… read more

'The One That Got Away' by Carol Rosenfeld

In The One That Got Away, Carol Rosenfeld’s debut novel, wedding planning—the stuff of cotton candy-spun dreams—serves as the backdrop for the romantic longings of Bambi Devine—B.D. to her friends—who earns her living in the industry… read more